George Mason University School of Law syeh2 [at] gmu [dot] edu 3301 N. Fairfax Avenue Office: (703) 993-8639 Arlington, VA 22201
George Mason University School of Law, Arlington, VA Assistant Professor, 2013-
Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA J.D.
Terence M. Considine Fellowship in Law and Economics Summer Public Interest Funding Harvard Journal of Law and Gender, Notes Competition Chair and Editor Harvard Journal of Law and Technology
Princeton University, Princeton, NJ Ph.D. in Economics, M.A. in Economics Thesis: Essays in Labor and Public Economics
Industrial Relations Fellowship John Parker Compton Memorial Fellowship Princeton Graduate School Summer Fellowship National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship Honorable Mention
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA B.A. in Economics, magna cum laude Thesis: Network Effects and the Labor Force Participation of Immigrant Women
RESEARCH AND TEACHING INTERESTS
Property, Health, Torts, Empirical Legal Studies, Law and Economics, Tax Policy
The Construction of Morals (with D. Chen), JOURNAL OF ECONOMIC BEHAVIOR & ORGANIZATION (forthcoming).
Laws and Social Norms: Unintended Consequences of Obesity Laws, 81 U. CIN. L. REV. 173 (2013). Distinguishing Between Custom and Law: Empirical Examples in Property and First Amendment
Precedents (with D. Chen), 21 WM & MARY BILL RTS J. 1081 (2013). Does Appellate Precedent Matter? Stock Price Responses to Appellate Decisions of FCC Actions (with D.
Chen and A. Araiza), in EMPIRICAL LEGAL ANALYSIS: ASSESSING THE PERFORMANCE OF LEGAL INSTITUTIONS (Routledge, forthcoming).
Revealing the Rapist Next Door: Property Impacts of a Sex Offender Registry The Impact of Government Power to Expropriate on Growth and Inequality (with D. Chen) How Do Rights Revolutions Occur? Theory and Evidence from First Amendment Jurisprudence, 1958-2008 (with D. Chen) Do Policies Affect Preferences? Evidence from Random Variation in Abortion Jurisprudence (with D.
Chen and V. Levonyan) POLICY PAPER
Sue Scrivener, Dan Bloom, Allen LeBlanc, Christina Paxson, Cecilia Elena Rouse, Colleen Sommo, with Jenny Au, Jedediah J. Teres, and Susan Yeh, Effects on Educational Outcomes, in A GOOD START: TWO-YEAR EFFECTS OF A FRESHMEN LEARNING COMMUNITY PROGRAM AT KINGSBOROUGH COMMUNITY COLLEGE, March 2008, Manpower Demonstration Research Corporation.
PREVIOUS POSITIONS University of Pennsylvania Law School, Philadelphia, PA Sharswood Fellow in Law and Economics and Lecturer in Law, 2011-2012 Center for the Study of the Public Domain, Duke Law School, Durham, NC Research Fellow, 2010-2011 Ropes & Gray LLP, Boston, MA Summer Associate, 2009 Berkman Center for Internet & Society, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA Student Attorney, Cyberlaw Clinic, 2008 Massachusetts Law Reform Institute, Boston, MA Legal Intern, 2008 Princeton University, Princeton, NJ Research Assistant for Professors Cecilia Rouse and Jeff Kling, 2003, 2007 Federal Reserve Board of Governors, Washington, DC Research Assistant, 2000-2002
Torts George Mason University Law School, Fall 2013 Health Law George Mason University Law School, Spring 2013
Health Law and Policy Seminar University of Pennsylvania Law School, Spring 2012, Fall 2012 Torts (Guest Lecturer) University of Pennsylvania Law School, Fall 2011 Sophomore Economics Tutorial (Course Assistant) Harvard University, 2009 Introduction to Macroeconomics (Course Organizer & Teaching Assistant) Princeton University, Spring 2006, Fall 2006, Spring 2007 INVITED PRESENTATIONS AND CONFERENCES
2013 American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association Annual Meeting (invited) American Law and Economics Association Annual Meeting, Vanderbilt University Conference for Empirical Legal Studies, University of Pennsylvania Law School (discussant) GMU School of Law Laws Information Society Roundtable, GMU Law & Economics Center (participant) Manne Faculty Forum, GMU School of Law NBER Economics of Religion and Culture Conference Royal Economic Society Conference (invited) Society of Labor Economists Annual Meeting Virginia Junior Faculty Forum 2012 Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management Fall Research Conference American Law and Economics Association Annual Meeting, Stanford Law School Custom and Law Symposium, Duke Law School Erasmus University Transatlantic Workshop on the Economics of Crime (invited) Florida State University College of Law George Mason University School of Law Midwestern Law and Economics Association Annual Meeting, Washington University NBER Summer Institute (Economics of Real Estate & Local Public Finance Workshop;
Environmental & Energy Economics Workshop; Income Distribution & Macroeconomics Workshop) North American Econometric Society Meeting, Northwestern University (invited) Stanford Institute for Theoretical Economics University of Illinois Law, Behavior, & Social Science Seminar University of Pennsylvania Law School 2011 American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association Annual Meeting Association for the Study of Religion, Economics, and Culture Annual Meeting Conference for Empirical Legal Studies, Northwestern Law School Duke Law School Midwestern Law and Economics Association Annual Meeting, Indiana University 2010 American Law and Economics Association Annual Meeting, Princeton University Harvard Law and Economics Seminar
2008 Harvard Law and Economics Seminar Harvard JD/PhD Workshop 2007 Princeton Labor Lunch Princeton Public Finance Working Group BAR ADMISSION
GMU School of Law Faculty Selection Committee, 2013-present Refereeing: American Law and Economics Review, Harvard Journal of Law and Technology, Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Law & Society Review PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
American Law and Economics Association Econometric Society Society for Empirical Legal Studies Society of Labor Economists OTHER
Proficient with Stata, SAS, Matlab; familiar with ArcGIS, SPSS, Unix Non-Resident Pre-Law Tutor, Leverett House, Harvard University, 2008-2010 President, Harvard Law School Chamber Music Society, 2009-2010 Freelance musician (violin, viola, piano) U.S. Presidential Scholar